Musicologist Puts Race Center-Stage

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Radcliffe fellow Carol Oja continues her work on "Black Virtuosos and Civil Rights," which chronicles the cultural history of a breakthrough generation of African American performing artists in classical music. 

Mixed Messages

Harvard Gazette
Friday, September 23, 2016
"Hydroxyapatite flowers grown on a hydroxyapatite-tricalcium phosphate bioceramic," submitted by Radcliffe Fellow and materials scientist Hala Zreiqat, depicts the use of a unique ceramic material that behaves as a scaffold on which the body can regenerate new bone before gradually degrading as it is replaced by natural bone. Photo by Jon Chase."Hydroxyapatite flowers grown on a hydroxyapatite-tricalcium phosphate bioceramic," submitted by Radcliffe Fellow and materials scientist Hala Zreiqat, depicts the use of a unique ceramic material that behaves as a scaffold on which the body can regenerate new bone before gradually degrading as it is replaced by natural bone. Photo by Jon Chase.

The Art of Discovery, at Radcliffe Institute's recently revamped Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, shares submissions from 13 current fellows including work by scientists, a mathematician, an anthropologist, and even an urban planner.

STIAS Fellows Spearhead its Iso Lomso Programme at Radcliffe IAS and the National Humanities Center

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study fellows Grace A. Musila and Scarlett Cornelissen will this month join the cohort of fellows at respectively the National Humanities Center in North Carolina and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

A Family of Common Zeal

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.

Fierce devotion to reform and equality is the dominant theme running through the exhibition Women of the Blackwell Family: Resilience and Change, on view at the Schlesinger Library.

Turning the Brain Green

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system—a network fine-tuned over millions of years and focused on survival—help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Neurosurgeon Ann-Christine Duhaime RI '16 thinks it’s entirely possible. 

The Sound of Her Voice

Boston Review
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Since long before the publication of Loop of Jade (2015), her debut collection, Sarah Howe has been a highly regarded and much-loved member of the UK poetry scene. She is not currently in the UK, however; for a little while longer, she is a fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Prize-winning Hong Kong-born Poet Sarah Howe Makes Verse of City’s Basic Law

South China Morning Post Magazine
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Having played down her Chinese side while growing up and studying in the UK, Sarah Howe, now at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute, has turned again to that part of her identity as she makes an "erasure poem" out of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution.

Nature as Storm Defender

Harvard Gazette
Monday, June 27, 2016
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

The sometimes negative impact of seawalls was examined during Radcliffe's "Next in Science" series featuring Northeastern University's Rachel Gittman and Ana Širović of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, June 3, 2016

The Harvard Crimson reports that the Radcliffe Institute "has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the Institute at nearly 80 percent of its target." 

Prestigious Fellowship for UA's Dimitrios Psaltis

University of Arizona News
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The astronomy professor has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute fellowship to explore the edges of known physics by looking at black holes and exchanging ideas with scientists, artists and filmmakers at Harvard University.

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